[gloh-bohs, gloh-bohs] /ˈgloʊ boʊs, gloʊˈboʊs/
having the shape of a globe; globelike.
spherical or approximately spherical
“spherical,” early 15c., “large and formless,” from Latin globosus “round as a ball,” from globus (see globe).
globoside glo·bo·side (glō’bə-sīd’) n. A glycosphingolipid, especially a ceramide tetrasaccharide, that is found in the kidneys, red blood cells, blood serum, liver, and spleen, and, in one form of gangliosidosis, accumulates in tissues.
[glob-yuh-ler] /ˈglɒb yə lər/ adjective 1. globe-shaped; spherical. 2. composed of or having globules. 3. worldwide; global. /ˈɡlɒbjʊlə/ adjective 1. shaped like a globe or globule 2. having or consisting of globules adj. 1650s, from French globulaire, from Latin globus (see globe).
noun, Astronomy. 1. a comparatively older, spherically symmetrical, compact group of up to a million old stars, held together by mutual gravitation, that are located in the galactic halo and move in giant and highly eccentric orbits around the galactic center. noun 1. (astronomy) a densely populated spheroidal star cluster with the highest concentration of […]
[glob-yool] /ˈglɒb yul/ noun 1. a small spherical body. 2. . /ˈɡlɒbjuːl/ noun 1. a small globe, esp a drop of liquid 2. (astronomy) a small dark nebula thought to be a site of star formation n. 1660s, from French globule, from Latin globulus, diminutive of globus “globe” (see globe). globule glob·ule (glŏb’yōōl) n. A […]